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Mati Kaalep, Adviser for the Audiovisual Field at the Estonian Ministry of Culture and one of the organisers of the visionary conference. Photo: Virge Viertek
08.11.2017|Ministry of Culture

Key issues and future prospects in the audiovisual field to be discussed at the Estonian Presidency visionary conference in Tallinn

Just like Skype changed telecom, Uber the taxi and Spotify the music industry, the audiovisual sector will most likely experience an impact on the similar scale in the near future. In late November, leading experts and visionaries from the audiovisual sector will gather in Tallinn to discuss where...
Foto: Alar Karis. Postimees/Scanpix
31.10.2017|Ministry of Culture

Alar Karis selected as head of the Estonian National Museum

At the recommendation of Minister of Culture Indrek Saar, the selection committee made a proposal to Alar Karis to conclude a five-year employment contract. The future director considers the improvement of research work and establishment of new collaborative relationships to be his first...
Euroopa Spordinädal
23.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

The European Week of Sport will be opened today in Tartu

Today, on the 23 September, the III European Week of Sport will be launched within the XX Tartu Mountain Bike Marathon’s children’s events at the Tähtvere sports park in Tartu, where around 3000 young cyclists are expected to participate. The European Week of Sport promotes sport and physical...
Tartu XX Rattamaratoni lasteüritused. Foto: Mats Kangur
23.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

Estonian EU Presidency sports conference discussed ways of increasing people's physical activity rates

A two-day Estonian Presidency conference: “Sport, education, university: joining efforts for athletes´ dual career and active societies” which concluded yesterday, 22 September  in Tartu, gathered sports leaders, policymakers, athletes as well as representatives of international sports...
Minister Shugang and Secretary-General Nõgene
22.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

The cultural cooperation programme between Estonia and China was signed in Hangzhou

Today, Luo Shugang, Minister of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, and Paavo Nõgene, Secretary-General of the Estonian Ministry of Culture, signed the cooperation programme of the Estonian and Chinese cultural ministries for 2018 to 2022. The existence of a valid agreement creates the...
Minister of Culture Indrek Saar
22.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

A common EU architectural policy would help Member States implement it more effectively

The high-level conference organised in cooperation between the Ministry of Culture and the Union of Estonian Architects that wrapped up on Thursday, 21 September, saw the leading experts in spatial design gathered in Tallinn to discuss the possibility of shaping a common EU architectural policy and...
Kultuuriministeeriumi spordikonverents
22.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

Estonian Presidency’s sports conference focuses on the athlete’s dual career and society’s physical activity

The two-day international high-level conference “Sport, education, university: joining efforts for athletes´ dual career and active societies” begins today, 21 September, in Tartu. The conference focuses on the dual career of athletes in education and, as a binary topic, will raise the wider issue...
21.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

The future of European architectural policy discussed in Tallinn

Today, at the initiative of the Ministry of Culture, the leading experts and policymakers of European Union policy are gathering at the Vaba Lava Centre in Tallinn to discuss the latest developments and prospects for the future of European spatial design and architecture.  The conference...
Minister for Culture Indrek Saar at the Estonian Presidency Conference "Smart solutions for sustainable and inclusive societies", Kultuurikatel, Tallinn, 12 September 2017. Photo: Ministry of Culture
12.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

Minster for Culture Indrek Saar: Digital is a means to creating more cultured, vibrant and open society

Today, Minister for Culture Indrek Saar delivered an opening address at the Estonian Presidency Conference "Smart solutions for sustainable and inclusive societies" at Kultuurikatel, Tallinn. Read the full address below. Your Excellencies, Conference participants, Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, I...
Lääneranniku Eesti Päevad
05.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

New forms of collaboration needed to link Estonians at home and abroad better

The XXXIII West Coast Estonian Days in Los Angeles concluded today which brought together Estonians from all over the world . This year’s festival was dedicated to the 100th birthday of the Republic of Estonia. During the four densely filled days, participants got to experience a rich cultural...

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